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I need a routine that will take a char variable of size [20] & will pad the variable with NULLs for the remainder. for example if the variable is only 3 letters then the remaining  17 will be NULLs etc.
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#include <stdio.h>
#include <conio.h>
#include <string.h>

void main()
{
 char string[20];
 char i;

 printf("Enter The String : ");
 gets( string );

 for ( i = strlen( string ) ; i<20 ; i++ ){
     string[i] = '\0' ;
 }
}
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by:ozo
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#include <string.h>
strncpy(variable,"ABC",20);


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